4th Industrial Revolution

 
Technology not the elixir of education
Technology not the elixir of education
All around the world, including in South Africa, one hears people talking about the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Some talk with enthusiasm,...
What does ‘fourth industrial revolution’ even mean?
What does ‘fourth industrial revolution’ even mean?
Over the past three years, very excited politicians have used every opportunity to talk about 4IR as the next phase of South Africa’s...
Universities are key to 4IR employment
Universities are key to 4IR employment
Universities in Africa, as with their counterparts globally, are required to contribute to the advancement and development of their societies. This...
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The Democratic Alliance’s relationship with the Inkatha Freedom Party is on the rocks and the ANC sees an opportunity
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
There is a whole world of career prospects for the highly skilled out there. The youth will have to work hard, but the older generation needs to...
Letters to the editor: May 3 to 9
Letters to the editor: May 3 to 9
I refer to the article Death or taxes for...
Towards a battle cry for tomorrow
Towards a battle cry for tomorrow
In 1992 Nelson Mandela returned from the World Economic Forum a changed man. In Mandela: The Authorised Biography, the statesman concedes:...
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Thandi has passed matric with flying colours. She has been accepted at the University of Cape Town, but has no laptop. At least she is tech-savvy....
Class of the future: The first 'digital business' students graduate at WBS
Class of the future: The first 'digital business' students graduate at WBS
There was much jubilation and cheering when Wits Business School (WBS) Executive Education recently graduated the first ever cohort of digital...
South Africa needs to think differently and embrace 4IR
South Africa needs to think differently and embrace 4IR
To shape our future, our universities need to foster innovation and creativity. This is in response to South Africa’s history and a political...
Three Rs plus playful classes builds creativity, critical thinking
Three Rs plus playful classes builds creativity, critical thinking
There has not been such a burst of interest in plans and programmes in South Africa’s education system for a long time. From preschool to...

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